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Curious Case Of Sidd Finch George Plimpton

Curious Case Of Sidd Finch

George Plimpton

Published May 1988
ISBN : 9781557730640
Mass Market Paperback
272 pages
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 About the Book 

This is the timeless and uproarious story of Hayden Sidd Finch -- an eccentric Buddhist monk pitcher and New York Mets phenom who throws at the unhittable speed of 168 mph. Sidd first exploded onto the scene in the April 1, 1985, issue of SportsMoreThis is the timeless and uproarious story of Hayden Sidd Finch -- an eccentric Buddhist monk pitcher and New York Mets phenom who throws at the unhittable speed of 168 mph. Sidd first exploded onto the scene in the April 1, 1985, issue of Sports Illustrated, in an article that left readers around the world holding their breath. At the time, Sidd couldnt decide if he wanted to pursue a pitching career. And other questions remained: Was it even possible to throw a baseball at such speeds? Or was it all a cruel joke. If the story were true, what would it mean for the future of the game?